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Lucy Robertson; Jeana Kriewaldt; Natasha Ziebell – Geographical Education, 2023
Humans use space as a lens to navigate and make sense of the world, thus successfully applying spatial concepts is an important life skill. Spatial thinking and developing spatial concepts are core components of school Geography curricula. Teachers teach geographical skills systematically aligning to the curriculum; however, students can struggle…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Parks, Geography Instruction, Design
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Kriewaldt, Jeana; Lee, Shu Jun – Geographical Education, 2022
This article reports on out-of-field (OOF) geography teaching in Australia. Participants were 298 teachers who responded to a national survey in late 2019. Findings indicate that OOF teaching remains prevalent in Australian geography classrooms which affects students' experience of learning geography. It also reports on the effects of policies in…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Certification, Foreign Countries
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Maude, Alaric – Geographical Education, 2022
The article offers a critique of the Knowledge and Understanding sub-strand of the revised Australian Curriculum: Geography for Years F-6, due to be implemented in Australian schools in 2024. As a foundation for this critique, the article first discusses what should be the aims of geography in primary schools, in order to provide some criteria for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Elementary School Curriculum, Geography
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Caldis, Susan; Cavanagh, Michael; Ryan, Mary – Geographical Education, 2022
A set of teaching standards for the subject of geography was developed by the profession for the profession and intended for use as a reflective tool for professional practice. These GEOGstandards were empirically generated from the practice of experienced, specialist geography teachers from across Australia. However, little is known about the use…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Geography, Theory Practice Relationship
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Parnis, Kimberley; Hendry, Adam L. – Geographical Education, 2021
Parramatta Marist High School is a school in Western Sydney, New South Wales, that has over 14 years of experience in project-based learning in Stages 4 and 5 (Years 7-10). Over this period, projects have been constantly developed, redeveloped and improved by teachers based on their experience and feedback from their colleagues and their students.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, High School Students, Student Projects
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Caldis, Susan; Kleeman, Grant – Geographical Education, 2021
In 2018, the National Committee for Geographical Sciences released "Geography: Shaping Australia's Future: a strategic plan for the discipline of geography." Throughout the strategic plan, the contribution of geographical understanding and research to Australia's environmental, economic, and social wellbeing is made clear, and a series…
Descriptors: Geography, STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Teece, Bronwyn L.; Metternicht, Graciela; Gnassi, Antonio; Vuolo, Francesco; Belfiore, Oscar Rosario – Geographical Education, 2021
Educational policy and management emphasise the role of science (e.g., earth science, geography) as a fundamental aspect of societal advance, but student enrolments at universities in these disciplines remain low. This commentary explores ways to foster more collaboration between university academics and high school teachers to implement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Agricultural Education, Sustainability
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Selway, Kate – Geographical Education, 2021
In the Australian school curriculum, geography is housed within the humanities and social sciences. This classification affects the content within the curriculum, the backgrounds of teachers and their professional development opportunities, and also the expectations and subject choices of students. As an earth scientist working in the Australian…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Geography, Earth Science, Foreign Countries
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Henderson, Deborah – Geographical Education, 2020
Three decades ago, Stephen Kemmis (1990) argued that curricula provide insights into how nations and states interpret themselves and how they want to be interpreted. He also noted that 'debates about curriculum reveal fundamental concerns, uncertainties and tensions which preoccupy nations and states as they struggle to adapt to changing…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Barriers, Geography Instruction
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Salter, Peta; Maxwell, Jacinta – Geographical Education, 2020
The three-dimensional design of the Australian Curriculum includes the cross-curriculum priorities (CCPs), learning areas and general capabilities (GCs). Geography teachers are uniquely positioned to address the CCPs through the subject's disciplinary focus on interrelationships between physical features of the earth with individual, social and…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, National Curriculum, Intellectual Disciplines, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hill, Allen; Emery, Sherridan; Dyment, Janet – Geographical Education, 2020
The introduction of the Australian Curriculum in 2011 and 2012 brought with it a variety of responses, from consternation from some states less willing to give up their autonomous curriculum positioning through to significant optimism from educators and academics about the opportunities and benefits afforded by such a national curriculum…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Educational Benefits, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty
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Mills, Reece; Tomas, Louisa – Geographical Education, 2020
Sustainability is an important cross-curriculum priority in Australian education that is not commonly realised in schools and classrooms. In this article, we discuss the challenges and opportunities to enacting sustainability, suggesting that both top-down (systemic schoolwide leadership and support) and bottom-up (individual educator's…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Sustainability, Geography Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Hutchinson, Nick – Geographical Education, 2020
Knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures presents opportunities for geography students to learn about holistic belief systems that are spiritually and intellectually connected to the land, sea, sky and waterways. One means that geographers use to examine these connections is through the notion of relational space.…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders, Geography Instruction, Beliefs
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Digan, Sarah – Geographical Education, 2019
Digital technologies such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be innovative tools for learning when used in purposeful ways and embedded in sound pedagogical frameworks. The predominant skills stimulated through the use of GIS are querying, collecting, analysing and manipulating spatial data. In recent years, the financial, technological…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Caldis, Susan; Kleeman, Grant – Geographical Education, 2019
One of the questions being asked in schools is the extent to which Geography can be considered a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subject. While such a question might be driven by those strategic opportunists seeking to elevate the status of the subject within the school's curriculum, or as a means of leveraging an increase…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, STEM Education, Educational Objectives, Definitions
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